October 25, 2014

October 24, 2014

STEAM Education
When it comes to education, the focus has been on “STEM” for the past 10 years, but now we’re seeing a shift to “STEAM” education, which adds a focus on art. VTech’s Innotab Max gives kids a fun way to build interest in the five STEAM subjects and encourage them to learn because they want to!
vtechkids.com/ITMax

What Should You Recycle?
We got some help when it comes to recycling from Green Living Expert, Danny Seo!
radioshack.com

Halloween on the High Seas
Jessica got the chance to experience Halloween on the Disney Dream, and we got a little peak at her adventure!
disneycruise.disney.go.com/

Winter Wellness
Winter is right around the corner, and so is cold and flu season. We got some helpful tips on how to maintain our overall wellness this winter from physician Dr. Keri Peterson.
videopump.tv

Amope Pedi Perfect
Looking for softer skin on your feet? Our beauty find of the day is the NEW Amopé Pedi Perfect Electronic Foot File.. After one use, the electric foot file will remove rough hard skin, giving you smooth feet! It’s Available at drugstores and mass retailers nationwide!
amope.com

Fall Entertaining
We’ve got all of your Fall Entertaining needs covered! Fall is in the air and The Pamper Chef has all the tool and recipes to make your holiday entertaining simple and delicious. Check out their Covered Roaster at PamperedChef.com Mikasa Cheers has everything you need to make entertaining fun, including stemware, dinnerware, and serve ware — just visit mikasa.com for more info. Ciao Bella, maker of premium, artisan gelato and sorbetto, is ideal for all fall entertaining. Lindsay Olives are perfect for entertaining. Pile them high in a pretty bowl and garnish with your favorite fresh herbs. Visit Lindsay Olives to learn more about the recipe featured in the segment! Avery offers free Halloween templates at Avery.com/Treat for personalizing labels and tags to make parties and treats frightening and festive.

PickUrGift
PickUrGift.com is dedicated to improving the tradition of gift giving. “The Reverse Wishlist” is the first of it’s kind. Easy and Fun to use for all. For more information visit pickurgift.com and click the “contact us” link or email at info@pickurgift.com

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October 23, 2014

CEA Demo Days
Consumers now have more home entertainment options than ever, and the choices can be overwhelming. But knowing the right technologies and components can help you sort through the technical jargon and design a home entertainment system that fits your lifestyle AND your budget. During Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA)® Demo Days in October, consumers can visit specialty dealers all over the country and learn about the latest in television and audio technology. Jim Barry, “The Digital Answer Man” offered us a sneak peak at what you’ll find during Demo Days.
ceademodays.com

Smart Traveler Guide
When planning your next vacation, there are countless ways travelers can get immersed in local culture and stretch their budget. True immersion in local regions is the best way to enrich traveling experiences. Thinking like a local can help you get the most out of your vacation…and thinking like a smart traveler will enable you to do more while staying within your budget. Travel Channel host, Samantha Brown, shared her tips and raised awareness on how to outsmart the vacation planning process.
bankofamerica.com

Teen Safe Driving Week
It’s national teen safe driving week, a reminder that teens, texting and driving can be a deadly combination. Straight Talk Wireless started an initiative that will help give teens the tools they need to drive safely. For more information, visit STSafeDriver.com.

Retail Therapy
Thursday’s are the day that we bring you some “Retail Therapy” with our friends over at MySavvyBrands.com where you’ll get great deals on the trendiest items. This week’s special is candles, wearable candles! Shop now at MySavvyBrands.com.

Small Steps to Live Better
When it comes to wellness, there’s always room to take some small steps to live better, so Registered Dietitian, Frances Largeman-Roth gave us some tips for doing just that!
oceanspray.com

23 Blast
The Dylan Baker Film, 23 Blast, inspired by the true life events of Travis Freeman, who played football for Corbin High School in the mid 1990’s despite being blind, will release nationwide in theaters October 2014, and we caught up with the film’s Director as well as Travis Freeman himself!
23blast.com

Healthy Lifestyle
Self confidence is a natural health booster. One way to boost self confidence is to smile more. If you’re not happy with your teeth and are looking for ways to smile more freely and openly, consider teeth straightening options like Invisalign clear aligners. For more info on cost and to find an Invisalign orthodontist or dentist in your area, go to invisalign.com. Crizal® Prevencia™ No-Glare lenses offers eyes critical protection against harmful types of blue light. Visit crizal.com/bluelight for more information.

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October 22, 2014

The Silver Lining
We spoke to breast cancer survivor and bestselling author of “The Silver Lining” Hollye Jacobs, who is teaming up with Allstate to offer up her guide for those navigating through the stages of treatment and recovery.
Allstate.com

College Football Insight
With the college football season more than half way over, we talked to former football player and current co-host of ESPNCollege Gameday, Desmond Howard, about the race to the Heisman trophy and the first ever college football playoff!
Aflac.com

Experiencing the Irish Culture
Events around the nation like the Highland Games help you not only experience the Irish culture, but help you get in touch with your Irish roots! From talking to genealogists about your family tree to immersing yourself in the music, there is fun to be had! But, there is nothing like experiencing it in Ireland. Plan your trip today at Ireland.com.

Hallowaiian: Halloween Hawaiian Style
We got some simple and spooky “Hallowaiian” recipes from King’s Hawaiian’s Courtney Taira in our own DBZ kitchen!
KingsHawaiian.com

Choosing the Right Doctor
Dr. Archelle Georgiou shared a new, better way to make an informed decision about your physician with Healthgrades.com.

RealtyTrac
Imagine taking a photo of any property and instantly downloading real estate details. It’s possible with the new RealtyTrac app for iPhone which features tools to help you find the perfect property.
RealtyTrac.com/mobile

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October 21, 2014

Retail Therapy
Hey all, don’t forget to tune in this Thursday as our friends over Savvy Brands are breaking down this week’s Retail Therapy buy -wearable candles!
MySavvyBrands.com

Krystal Celebrates it’s 82nd Anniversary!
Krystal is celebrating it’s 82nd Anniversary with you in mind! Visit a participating Krystal location today and get a Krystal and small drink for $0.82. Sounds like quite a deal to us! Enjoy :)
Krystal.com

The Savvy Stews Take Us to Newport Beach, CA!
It’s #TravelTuesday and Savvy Stews are docking & dining, sailing, golfing, and..jetpacking?! That’s right! They’re taking a DIFFERENT kind of flight over Newport Beach, CA’s harbor.
SavvyStews.com

Just For Parents & Kids!
Whether it is food or toys, we have the perfect items every parent & kid would want.  STOUFFER’S Mac Cups are the same STOUFFER’S mac & cheese you love, in a convenient little cup. Available in the frozen aisle nationwide. Applegate HALF TIME: the first natural and organic pre-packed lunch kit. Now parents don’t have to sacrifice quality for convenience. The all-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Half Shell Heroes line from Playmates Toys lets kids as young as 3 enjoy their first Turtles play experience. Mabel’s Labels are super cute and extra durable personalized labels for the stuff kids lose. All of the labels are dishwasher, microwave and laundry safe!

Winter Wonderland Vacation
Olympic Medalist Picabo Street gave us the scoop on her amazing career and where she’s hitting the slopes these days!
WyndhamRentalsDeals.com

VTech
In support of a well-rounded curriculum that includes science, technology, engineering, math and arts, VTech offers STEAM-based content for its InnoTab children’s learning tablets. Content is available on the company’s Learning Lodge app store for the entire InnoTab range, including InnoTab MAX, its most powerful and versatile 7” tablet and its first with Android learning content.

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October 20, 2014

What’s New Dr. Frank
We had Dr. Frank in the house to show us the latest from LG!
LG.com

Fall Wellness Checkup
A new season means a new you! So we got the a-z fall wellness checklist from Lifestyle Expert, Terra Wellington!
dole.com, wasa-usa.com, stanleysteemer.com, walgreens.com

Top Tech Picks
Tech & Digital Lifestyle Commentator, Mario Armstrong gave us a look at the apps and tech products we want to know about as we get closer to the holiday season!
thunknews.com/techpicks

Bathroom Makeovers
Lifestyle Expert, Brian Kelsey gave us the scoop on the must-haves for guys and gals when it comes to staking your claim in the bathroom!
dovemencare.com, coldeeze.com

Nathan’s Famous
Nathan’s Famous announced their partnership with KaBOOM! earlier this year and to support their partnership, Nathan’s created a fun and unique program called Ready. Set. PLAY. As a part of Ready. Set. PLAY., Nathan’s has hosted fun Coney Island themed events in communities across the country providing active and balanced play opportunities. They’re also funding a KaBOOM! playground build this December in Kissimmee, Florida, with the support of the City of Kissimmee and local non-profit Community Vision.

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October 17, 2014

2015 SUV of the Year
Motor Trend announced the Honda CR-V as it’s 2015 Sport/Utility Vehicle of the year, and we got thescoop from Edward Loh of motor trend Magazine & Honda’s James Jenkins!
honda.com

Your Multi-Day Theme Park Destination!
With more than 50 family rides, shows and attractions, plus restaurants, shopping, and beautiful botanical gardens, LEGOLAND Florida resort is a true multi-day destination. And with their new hotel opening summer of 2015, the fun can last even longer!
florida.legoland.com

Prescription Help
Mindy Smith of the American Pharmacy Association Foundation shared the details on the Align My Refills campaign!
AlignMyRefills.com

Halloween Hotties
Beauty Expert, Melissa Foss gave us the tricks and treats for upping your beauty game this Halloween!
stives.com, sallyhansen.com, newyorkcolor.com, qtips.com

New Electronics for the Home
Our favorite Tech Expert, Dr. Frank stopped by with some hot new tech for your home!
wilsonelectronics.com, peerless-av.com, epson.com, getpiper.com

Zero Odor
Zero Odor Laundry eliminates the smelly odor problems in your laundry and in your washing machine. It is particularly effective on microfiber sports garments that trap in odor. This breakthrough product is so easy to use — just add four squirts at the same time you add your favorite detergent. You can find it at Bed Bath & Beyond stores and certain grocery chains across the country, or at ZeroOdor.com.

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October 16, 2015

Juggling Work & Home
Lifestyle Expert, Amy Goodman shared the scoop on surviving work life and home life offering tips, tricks, and must-have advice to make it all just a little bit easier!
usps.com, johnsonville.com, beanitos.com, wyndham.com

Retail Therapy Powered By: Savvy Brands
In this week’s Retail Therapy, Powered by Savvy Brands, we got an inside look at Gigi Hill handbags– they look great and keep you organized! Pick one up for yourself at mysavvybrands.com!

Share a Meal
In partnership with Unilever and Feeding America, Actor Josh Duhamel is turning the tables on childhood hunger and asking Americans to Share a Meal!
unilever.com, projectsunlight.us

Omission Beer
Omission Beer is focused exclusively on brewing great-tasting craft beers with traditional beer ingredients, specially crafted to remove gluten.

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October 15, 2014

Baby Food Facts
New parents ask a lot of questions, and although some of those questions can be outrageous, a new nationwide survey of pediatricians reveals that parents are hungry for information about something pretty basic: FOOD! Pediatrician Dr. Lisa Thornton gave us the facts.
perrigo.com

Get to a Healthier You
Registered Dietitian, Heather Bauer shared tips for choosing natural ingredients, making healthy choices, and choosing wisely.
bestowed.com, cascadianfarm.com, chr-hansen.com

Central Perk in NYC
In honor of the 20th anniversary of Friends, Eight O’Clock Coffee, America’s original gourmet coffee, lent its expertise to create the Central Perk Roast – a limited edition variety made with 100% arabica beans and inspired by the Friends beloved coffee shop hangout! And together, they’ve brought the famous coffee shop to life, right in the heart of New York City! Check it out now through October 18.
eightoclock.com/friends

Share Your Migraine Story
Multi-platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks shared her personal migraine story and is on a mission to help other migraine sufferers share theirs!
excedrin.com/migraine

Fall Dinner Tips
Between school, work, soccer practice, and homework it can become challenging for parents to prepare family dinners during the week. So we got some helpful tips on how to prepare nutritious and easy meals that everyone will love from Food Network star Amanda Freitag!
walmart.com, smithfield.com, farmlandfoods.com

Treadwright
TreadWright offers residential and commercial delivery anywhere in the United States. Orders and inquires can be placed via our website or call center. TreadWright.com (877) 439-0757 TreadWright tires is currently offering a 20% shipping discount for the entire month of October and free shipping in select sizes. Saving the environment and your money with TreadWright tires.

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October 14, 2014

LEGOLAND Florida
LEGOLAND® Florida, the largest LEGOLAND Park in the world, is a 150-acre interactive theme park with more than 50 rides, shows and attractions, restaurants, shopping, a breathtaking botanical garden and the LEGOLAND Water Park all geared to families with children ages 2 to 12. Kristen got the chance to check it all out for herself!
florida.legoland.com

Disaster Preparedness & Response
Disasterready.org Director, Atish Gonsalves explained how his organization helps humanitarian aid workers prepare for disasters

Apple Pay Teams Up with Chase
During their big September press conference, Apple announced the release of their new iPhone 6 and their partnerships with Chase for Apple Pay. This new, innovative feature will take your wallet mobile and is set to launch at the end of October. Chase’s Head of Digital, Gavin Michael gave us all the details.
chase.com

VTech
VTech has an extensive line of award-winning, educator-approved infant and preschool toys that are engaging, help kids reach developmental milestones, and most importantly – are fun! For more information about the Count & Chomp Dino, Lil’ Speller Phonics Station, Record & Learn KidiStudio, Grow-Along Music Center, Sit-to-Stand Smart Cruiser and Smart Shots Sports Center, please visit www.vtechkids.com.

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October 13, 2014

Dove Self-Esteem Weekend
Dove held their 5th annual Self-Esteem Weekend at the United Nations, which encourages women to pass their positive beauty legacy to the next generation.
dove.us

Fall Fragrances
SHAPE magazine’s Bahar Takhtehchian gave us the scoop on some hot fragrances for the new season!
coty.com

Women’s Health
We’re all thinking pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so Lifestyle Expert Jeni Bond stopped by with her top picks to focus on women’s health!
riceselect.com, chateaustjean.com, peanut-institute.org, stephanretail.com

Halloween Festivities
We got some help to get in the Halloween spirit from Lifestyle Expert, Jeni Bond!
Disney Costume Collection, heimlichheroes.com/anyone, foxconnect.com, vitaminwater.com

Fidelity
Fidelity’s MyMoney web site has tools, videos and a wealth of resources targeted to people at the early stages of their investing lives, helping them transition ideas into actions. This includes budgeting apps, helpful articles and step-by-step guidance on saving and investing, including “Saving tips for twenty-somethings,” “Ditch debt and start saving,” and “Surviving a market meltdown.”For more tips, check out www.fidelity.com/moneyfirsts.

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